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The Central Public Library in Vancouver, Canada
             
The Central Public Library in Vancouver, Canada, was designed by the architect Moshe Safdie as the winner of a design competition. Photography by lightgazer Flickr.com


The Astronomy Library of the University of Utrecht, Holland
      
The Astronomy Library of the University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, displays also some historical instruments. Photography by (Erik) Flickr.com 

       
The Royal library Black Diamond in Copenhagen
        
The Royal library Black Diamond at the waterfront of Copenhagen owes its name to the black granite from Zimbabwe used for the facade of the building. The name
was used by the public first and has been adapted officially later
. Design by the Danish architects Schmidt, Hammer & Lassen. Photography by Mirage Bookmark Flickr.com



     
This round room called the Rotunde is the main reading hall of the City Library of Stockholm. Photography by arndalarm Flickr.com


Library of the Faculty of Philology of the Free University of Berlin

The library of the Faculty of Philology, The Free University of Berlin, is built by the famous architect Norman Foster. Photography by Sven Werkmeister Flickr.com


Suzzallo library of the University of Washington, Seattle WA
       
The reading room of the Suzzallo library of the University of Washington in Seattle, WA, was built in 1926 and has a Gothic interieur. Photography by Cap'n Surly Flickr.com




Library Parabola is the reading room of the British Library and is said to be the birthplace of the Communist Manifesto. Photography by Sifter Flickr.com




The Domed Reading Room of the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. Photography by waltonics Flickr.com




The Library of the Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain, which is listed as a World Heritage Site. Photography by cuellar Flickr.com




The Library of the University of Delft, The Netherlands, designed by the Mecanoo architects, Delft. Photography by rutger spoelstra Flickr.com

        
Public library Méjanes in Aix-en-Provence

             
Big books - entrance of the public library Méjanes in Aix-en-Provence, France. Photography by marlenedd Flickr.com




The Stockholm Public Library is housed in rotunda building designed by the Swedish architect Gunnar Asplund. Photography by Éole Flickr.com



      
Library of the Durch Parliament, The Hague, conserving all ever said and written words in the parliament.  Photography by Menno Manheim  Flickr.com 


The Bedales Memorial Library

The Bedales Memorial Library, Steep UK, designed by Ernest Gimson, is regarded to be one of the finest Arts & Crafts buildings in UK.. Photography by george.wilson Flickr.com


The Royal Portuguese Cabinet of Reading - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
      
The Royal Portuguese Cabinet of Reading, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 1887 designed by Rafael da Silva and Castro.  Photography by Marcelo Nacinovic  Flickr.com 




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Picture Gallery about Reading
 


      
Most Interesting Bookstores of the World
 


         
Amazing Bookmarks - a picture gallery
 

 


  
Mirage Bookmark Picture Gallery


       
The Art of Bookmark - Bookmark Exhibition



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